Stubble Burning Farmers: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken cognizance of the growing pollution problem caused by stubble burning incidents in North India. NHRC said in its statement that the failure of the state governments is a major reason behind the burning of stubble by farmers. When the Human Rights Commission questioned the rising pollution, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab were blamed for the problem of stubble burning. He termed the problem as a compulsion of farmers. The NHRC also said that farmers alone cannot be held responsible for increasing pollution due to stubble burning.
Failed State Governments
National Human Rights The commission had summoned the chief secretaries of Delhi, Haryana, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh on November 10 regarding the rising pollution in Delhi-NCR. After examining the response of the state governments, the Human Rights Commission clarified that the farmers are burning the stubble under compulsion. The NHRC said that machines were to be made available to the farmers for proper management of stubble, but these 4 state governments could not provide adequate number of equipment to the farmers and did not take proper measures. Now the situation is that due to delay, farmers are forced to burn stubble, due to which pollution is spreading.
Don’t blame the farmers
According to media reports, the Human Rights Commission also said that stubble burning and air pollution are increasing due to the failure of these four state governments. No state can hold farmers responsible for this problem. Now the NHRC has once again given strict instructions to the four states to appear on November 18. Meanwhile, the four states have also been ordered to file an affidavit after the discussion. Karke has told that the air quality here is very bad. Air quality index 249 has been recorded here. These days, the capital of the country has been engulfed in smoke since morning. The Indian Meteorological Department has also recorded the temperature of Delhi at 27 degrees Celsius. Meanwhile, a lot of improvement is being seen in the air of Uttar Pradesh. According to the Central Pollution Control Board report, Firozabad is faring much better, with an air quality index of 61, which means that Uttar Pradesh’s air has become breathable.
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